‘Conviction’ on ABC’s Nightline

Posted by · 11:44 am · October 7th, 2010

Tony Goldwyn’s “Conviction” will open in limited release next Friday, October 15.  I’m a fan.  It “never feels manipulative even though it’s painting in extremely familiar dramatic strokes,” I wrote last week. The film was featured on ABC’s Nightline Monday night. Once you get past the unfortunate spelling out of the title’s double meaning, there […]

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O’Brien’s first shot at ‘The Tonight Show’ — How’d he do?

Posted by · 10:05 am · June 2nd, 2009

In his first shot at hosting “The Tonight Show,” I think it’s safe to say Conan O’Brien has tamed things down from his “Late Night” antics of old. Tapping comedian Will Ferrell and musical guest Pearl Jam as introductory guests might be seen as indication of a “hipper” or younger direction, but came off as […]

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